Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 136 131
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +30
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 29 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 0.74% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.79% 3.24% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 19
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.36% +33.50%
10th Percentile £358 £113 £261
90th Percentile £650 £525 £563
South East median daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year -3.23% - +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +10.77%
10th Percentile £37.50 £36.25 £34.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £38.75 £36.80
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -48.57% +7.69%

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 765 989 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.61% 22.89% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 487 542
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +5.44% +3.52%
10th Percentile £249 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £537
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -45.45% +57.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.43 £52.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.69% +12.22% +27.66%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 20 £400 +247.83% 1
Newbury - 2 - -
Bracknell +2 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) VPN
3 10 (34.48%) Office 365
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
3 10 (34.48%) Samsung
4 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
4 9 (31.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) Android
4 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
5 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
5 8 (27.59%) Coaching
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) Remediation Plan
6 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
7 6 (20.69%) LAN
8 5 (17.24%) Huawei
8 5 (17.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (13.79%) PMO
9 4 (13.79%) SaaS
9 4 (13.79%) Social Media
9 4 (13.79%) QA
9 4 (13.79%) Degree
9 4 (13.79%) SCCM
9 4 (13.79%) Publishing
9 4 (13.79%) WLAN

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (34.48%) Office 365
3 9 (31.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (13.79%) SaaS
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) VPN
2 6 (20.69%) LAN
3 4 (13.79%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) WLAN
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall
4 3 (10.34%) LTE
5 2 (6.90%) 3GPP
5 2 (6.90%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (6.90%) DOCSIS
5 2 (6.90%) VoLTE
6 1 (3.45%) 3G
6 1 (3.45%) 4G
6 1 (3.45%) IMAP
6 1 (3.45%) MPLS
6 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (3.45%) Skype
6 1 (3.45%) SMPP
6 1 (3.45%) SMTP
6 1 (3.45%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Publishing
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Technical Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Audio Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Audio Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Messaging Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Director
5 1 (3.45%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CORBA
1 1 (3.45%) ODBC
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) Social Media
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Android
2 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Coaching
1 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
2 7 (24.14%) Remediation Plan
3 5 (17.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PMO
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (13.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Samsung
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Huawei
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Brocade
5 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) Juniper
5 1 (3.45%) Meraki
5 1 (3.45%) Nokia